Seputeh (federal constituency)

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Seputeh
the Federal Territories of Malaysia constituency
Federal constituency
Legislature Dewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Teresa Kok Suh Sim
DAP
Constituency created 1984
First contested 1986
Last contested 2013

Seputeh is a federal constituency in the Federal Territories, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1986.

The federal constituency was created in the 1984 redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat under the first past the post voting system.

History[edit]

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Kampong Penghulu Mat, Seputeh, Taman Desa, Salak Selatan, Kuchai, Taman Happy Tengah, Salak Tempatan Changkat, Salak Tempatan Dalam, Salak Tempatan Bukit, Taman Sri Petaling Timur, Petaling Utara, Taman Happy Utara, Taman Salak South, Taman Happy Selatan, Taman Yarl, Taman Overseas Union Utara, Taman Sri Petaling, Bandar Sri Petaling, Taman Overseas Union Selatan, Kuchai Entrepreneurs Park.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Kampong Penghulu Mat, Seputeh, Taman Desa, Salak Selatan, Taman Sungai Besi, Salak Tempatan Dalam, Salak Tempatan Changkat, Salak Tempatan Bukit, Kuchai, Taman United, Taman Happy Utara, Taman Happy Tengah, Taman Happy Selatan, Kuchai Entrepreneurs Park, Taman Salak South Utara, Taman Salak South, Taman Sri Petaling Timur, Taman Sri Petaling, Bandar Sri Petaling, Taman Overseas Union Utara, Taman Overseas Union Selatan, Taman Yarl, PPR Muhibbah.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Seputeh
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
7th 1986-1990 Liew Ah Kim DAP
8th 1990-1995
9th 1995-1999
10th 1999-2004 Teresa Kok Suh Sim
11th 2004-2008
12th 2008-2013
13th 2013-present

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Teresa Kok Suh Sim 61,500 86.08 + 4.60
BN Nicole Wong Siaw Ting 9,948 13.92 - 4.60
Total valid votes 71,448 100.00
Total rejected ballots 302
Unreturned ballots 109
Turnout 71,859 83.58
Registered electors 85,976
Majority 51,552
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Teresa Kok Suh Sim 47,230 81.48 + 19.43
BN Chew Chee Lin 10,738 18.52 - 19.43
Total valid votes 57,968 100.00
Total rejected ballots 174
Unreturned ballots 65
Turnout 58,207 75.70
Registered electors 76,891
Majority 36,492
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Teresa Kok Suh Sim 33,197 62.05 + 7.68
BN Chin Yen Foo 20,302 37.95 - 6.56
Total valid votes 53,499 100.00
Total rejected ballots 187
Unreturned ballots 32
Turnout 53,718 71.91
Registered electors
Majority 12,895
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Teresa Kok Suh Sim 28,657 54.37 - 1.31
BN Sua Chong Keh 23,457 44.51 + 0.62
MDP Liew Ah Kim 457 0.87 + 0.87
Independent M. Thurai 134 0.25 + 0.25
Total valid votes 52,705 100.00
Total rejected ballots 249
Unreturned ballots 41
Turnout 52,995 73.58
Registered electors
Majority 5,200
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Liew Ah Kim 26,518 55.68 - 14.91
BN Ooi Saw Choo 20,903 43.89 + 14.48
Independent Liew Choon Teck 203 0.43 + 0.43
Total valid votes 47,624 100.00
Total rejected ballots 261
Unreturned ballots 90
Turnout 47,975 70.73
Registered electors
Majority 5,615
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Liew Ah Kim 39,445 70.59 + 0.62
BN Fu Ah Kiow 16,437 29.41 - 0.62
Total valid votes 55,882 100.00
Total rejected ballots 500
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 56,382 69.06
Registered electors
Majority 23,008
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Liew Ah Kim 36,782 69.97
BN David Chua Kok Tee 15,789 30.03
Total valid votes 52,571 100.00
Total rejected ballots 379
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 52,950 70.46
Registered electors 75,153
Majority 20,993
This was a new constituency created.

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